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Head Start,

U.S. educational program for disadvantaged preschool children, established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Aimed initially only at poor children, its purpose was to organize programs that would prepare preschool children for elementary school. Money was appropriated through the Office of Economic Opportunity, which made individual grants to cities and other localities to set up Head Start centers. In 1969 the program was transferred to the Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare (now Health and Human Services). It was later extended to children above the poverty level, whose parents, however, had to pay according to their income.
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The target sale price for homes constructed through HeadStart on a Home is at or below the MLS average sale price for a similar unit in each community.
If these projects can be demonstrated to deliver successful outcomes for the city's young people, Wolverhampton could be in line for a multi-million pound share of funding from the PS75 million national HeadStart programme.
Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, said: "The HeadStart programme promises to be a fantastic way of reaching and helping children at risk of developing long-term mental health issues and helping more children to grow up happy and healthy.
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The party intends to conclude the exercise by August, at least eight months ahead of the scheduled polls in order to give its nominees adequate time to do the preparatory work in their constituencies and give them a headstart over their rivals.
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